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The Woes of Roller Skaters (1908)

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After witnessing an splendid display of roller skating, several bystanders by their own skates, only to discover that roller skating is not as easy as it looks.

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After witnessing an splendid display of roller skating, several bystanders by their own skates, only to discover that roller skating is not as easy as it looks.

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People on Roller Skates Falling Down
20 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

After a performance by some skilled roller skaters, some in the audience (clowns included) decide they would like to try. One group goes into a house and as soon as they have their skates on, they demolish the room, knocking over china cabinets, and breaking dishes and furniture. They are hauled off to jail and have their skates confiscated. The police see the pile of skates and the rest is history. Other than there being an inability to even move on skates, it's just dull.


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